The table below looks at the statistics for Data Mining skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Mining over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Mining
Rank 111 106 102
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs citing Data Mining 9 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.34% 0.26% 0.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.65% 1.27% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 6
Average daily rate
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£342 £415 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.71% -5.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £387 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £443 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+73.80% +10.52%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
546 471 557
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.69% 20.64% 26.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 228 278
Average daily rate £375 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 8
Average hourly rate £47.50 £13.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+251.85% -58.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -9.83%

Data Mining
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Mining across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Data Mining Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Data Mining
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Mining across the Scotland region.

Data Mining Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Data Mining
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Mining across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Data Mining Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Data Mining
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Mining across the Scotland region.

Data Mining Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Data Mining
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Mining within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow 0 4 £283 - 1
Edinburgh -4 4 £400 -3.61% 1
Dundee - - - -
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Data Mining
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Data Mining also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Data Mining.

1 9 (47.37%) Data Analysis
2 8 (42.11%) SQL
3 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
3 7 (36.84%) Data Modelling
4 6 (31.58%) ETL
4 6 (31.58%) Finance
5 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (26.32%) Data Management
5 5 (26.32%) SAP
6 4 (21.05%) XML
6 4 (21.05%) Asset Management
6 4 (21.05%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Data Management
6 4 (21.05%) Investment Management
6 4 (21.05%) Markit EDM
7 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (15.79%) Kimball Methodology
7 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (15.79%) Data Cleansing
7 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (15.79%) Change Management
7 3 (15.79%) Migration
7 3 (15.79%) Business Objects
7 3 (15.79%) Oracle
7 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
8 2 (10.53%) IBM
8 2 (10.53%) EMC
8 2 (10.53%) Oracle Certification

Data Mining
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Data Mining also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Data Mining. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (10.53%) QlikView
3 2 (10.53%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (10.53%) IBM InfoSphere
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.26%) SAP BI
4 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Data Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) SQL Developer
4 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Developer
4 3 (15.79%) ETL Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (10.53%) DBA
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Operational Risk Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Backup Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Business Data Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) SAP Architect
6 1 (5.26%) SAP BI Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) NHS
1 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) UNIX
1 2 (10.53%) AIX
1 2 (10.53%) HPUX
1 2 (10.53%) Solaris
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
1 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Data Analysis
2 7 (36.84%) Data Modelling
3 6 (31.58%) ETL
4 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (26.32%) Data Management
5 4 (21.05%) Asset Management
5 4 (21.05%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Data Management
5 4 (21.05%) Investment Management
6 3 (15.79%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (15.79%) Data Cleansing
6 3 (15.79%) Change Management
6 3 (15.79%) Migration
7 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
8 1 (5.26%) Line Management
8 1 (5.26%) Master Data Management
8 1 (5.26%) Analytics
8 1 (5.26%) Dimensional Modelling
8 1 (5.26%) Data Mapping
8 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) C#
2 1 (5.26%) ABAP
2 1 (5.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (10.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) NetBackup
1 2 (10.53%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) SAP
2 3 (15.79%) Business Objects
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) IBM
3 2 (10.53%) EMC
3 2 (10.53%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (10.53%) Veritas
3 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.26%) Cognos
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) HP